Shamsa, from Arabic ash-shams, means "sun". This oriental-looking caftan is result of monthly challenge from doll discussion forum on . This time we had to "sew something yellow!" Yellow is not my favourite colour, but I had some yellow fabrics at home a took the challenge. The dress is inspired by a costume of Inara Serra from Firefly TV series and fashion designs by Thea Parker

The caftan for  16" Tyler Wentworth is A-shaped and fastens back with a zipper. The front top is covered with a yellow organza, chenille trims, embroidered and beaded. The bottoms of the brocade parts is weighten with lead beads to hang down nicely.

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